‘Icon of the year’ award for Bristol tech entrepreneur and co-founder of city’s first unicorn

November 8, 2019
‘Icon of the year’ award for Bristol tech entrepreneur and co-founder of city’s first unicorn

The founder and CEO of Bristol’s first ‘unicorn’ tech business has been named as one of the UK’s top entrepreneurs. Nigel Toon, who launched semiconductor challenger Graphcore in 2016 and is also a key player in the city’s business ecosystem, was among the winners at the recent Barclays Entrepreneurs...

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Gregg Latchams head of IT promoted to become firm’s first chief operating officer

November 8, 2019
Gregg Latchams head of IT promoted to become firm’s first chief operating officer

Bristol law firm Gregg Latchams has appointed Julian Dawson as its first chief operating officer to oversee business operations and improve client experience. Julian, pictured, has more than 15 years’ experience in IT, enterprise architecture, project management and marketing and was previously the firm’s head of IT – a...

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Out of this world: SETsquared enterprise partnership wins global accolade for third time in a row

November 7, 2019
Out of this world: SETsquared enterprise partnership wins global accolade for third time in a row

SETsquared, the unique enterprise partnership backed by the University of Bristol, has been named as the world’s number one university business incubator for the third consecutive time. It beat off challenges from more than 1,500 incubators and accelerator programmes in 78 countries across the globe to claim the title...

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Litigation specialist joins Meade King’s insolvency team from Clarke Willmott

November 7, 2019
Litigation specialist joins Meade King’s insolvency team from Clarke Willmott

Bristol commercial law firm Meade King has strengthened its insolvency team with the appointment of experienced solicitor Lisa Cooke. Lisa, pictured, joins Meade King from national firm Clarke Willmott’s Bristol office where she was an associate solicitor specialising in insolvency litigation on behalf of liquidators and trustees in bankruptcy. ...

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‘Outstanding’ TLT partner becomes firm’s new UK head of corporate

November 7, 2019
‘Outstanding’ TLT partner becomes firm’s new UK head of corporate

Andrew Webber, a partner in Bristol-headquartered national law firm TLT, has become its new UK head of corporate. Andrew, pictured, replaces partner John Wood, who led the corporate team for 16 years before being elected to serve as the firm’s new managing partner from April 2020. Andrew has been...

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Associate solicitor appointment bolsters Barcan+Kirby’s commercial property offering

November 7, 2019
Associate solicitor appointment bolsters Barcan+Kirby’s commercial property offering

Bristol law firm Barcan+Kirby has expanded its commercial property team with the appointment of Gareth Hughes as associate solicitor. Gareth, pictured, who specialises in commercial property investment and asset management, has joined from the Bristol office of regional firm Foot Anstey, where he was an associate for nearly six...

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Partner and associate promotions strengthen Bevan Brittan’s Bristol office

November 6, 2019
Partner and associate promotions strengthen Bevan Brittan’s Bristol office

National law firm Bevan Brittan has promoted one new partner and two associates in its Bristol office as part of its mid-year promotions round. New partner Colin McConaghy is a commercial projects lawyer. Previously a senior associate, Colin, pictured, specialises in complex public/private partnerships, energy and outsourcing transactions, and...

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Ahead of the Agenda: The Week Ahead

November 4, 2019
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Monday November 4 Interim: Norcross Economic announcement: PMI Construction Tuesday November 5 Finals: AB Foods, Up Global Interims: Castleton, MXC Capital Third quarter results: PJSC Polyrus S Trading announcements: AIB Group, Gem Diamonds, Intu Properties, Morrison (WM) Economic announcements: BRC shop retail index, PMI services, Balance of trade Wednesday...

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Bristol investors back pioneering firm seeking to harness the power of AI to boost worker productivity

November 1, 2019
Bristol investors back pioneering firm seeking to harness the power of AI to boost worker productivity

Flourish Zone, which aims to revolutionise the global workplace wellbeing and coaching industry with the use of artificial intelligence (AI), is a step closer to realising its ambitions thanks to a £140,000 investment from the Bristol Private Equity Club (BPEC). The Bath-based firm will use the funds to add the finishing touches...

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